National Rafting Competition introduced in Mountaineering Sports Festival


8th Feb, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew


 KATHMANDU, Feb-8: The Nepal Sports Council is set to introduce Rafting Competition from this year in Mountaineering Sports Festival organized yearly.

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The Rafting and Canoeing Association is set to introduce rafting as sports from this year in help of Nepal Association of Rafting Agents (NARA) and Himalayan River Guide Association of Nepal (HRGAN).

The sports festival is set to start from 3rd of Falgun and last 3 days. In the first day of sports festival the game of Kayaking will be held whereas rafting will be organized on the second and third days. Kayaking down river race will be held under Kayaking and Raft Race, Head to head, Raft sprint and Raft slalom will be held under rafting.

All the games will be held in Trishuli River, where the Chairman of International Rafting Federation Joe Bills Jones also will be present.